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In space, nothing stays dead forever.
When a band of sexy space pirates hijack a fuel-transport vessel bound for Earth, an alien virus known only as "Thanatos" is accidentally released... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Steve Railsback ... Tarver

Alexis Zibolis ... Holloway

Noelle Perris ... Kyra

Jared Cohn ... Riley (as Jared Michaels)

Paige La Pierre ... Sadie
Bobby James ... Mason (as Robert James)

Stephanie Skewes ... Nola

Chad Nell ... Briggs

Maija Polsley ... Landon
Erica Browne ... Alida

David P. Johnson ... Rubini
Michael Mori ... Additional Plaguer

Directed by
Brad Sykes 
Writing credits
Brad Sykes (written by)

Produced by
Daniel L. Blanc .... executive producer
H.P. Goldfield .... executive producer
Alan Novak .... executive producer
Jonathan Novak .... executive producer
Josephina Sykes .... line producer
Josephina Sykes .... producer
John Whittington .... executive producer
Original Music by
Terry Huud  (as Terry M. Huud)
Cinematography by
Scott Spears (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Brad Jacques 
Production Design by
Scott Enge 
Art Direction by
Joseph Myles Edelson 
Set Decoration by
Alys Thompson 
Costume Design by
Vicky Avery  (as Vicky Avery-Forbush)
Makeup Department
Heather L. Burns .... assistant hair stylist (as Heather Burns)
Heather L. Burns .... assistant makeup artist (as Heather Burns)
Briana Lindsey .... additional makeup artist
Alexis Williams .... key hair stylist
Alexis Williams .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Brad Sykes .... post-production supervisor
Josephina Sykes .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Anna Moulaison-Moore .... second assistant director (as Anna Moulaison-Massey)
Josephina Sykes .... first assistant director
Art Department
Ben Buffandeau .... construction crew
Brett Enge .... construction crew
Ric Enge .... construction crew
Jessica Higginson .... art department production assistant
Sandy Meade .... construction crew
Michael Okum .... painter
Jim Rand .... construction coordinator
Mike Shellenbarger .... construction crew
Tiffany Windsor .... painter
Sound Department
James Barth .... sound designer
James Barth .... sound re-recording mixer
Frederick Critchlow .... sound mixer (as Freterix Critchlow)
Speed Ratliff .... boom operator
Alex Ullrich .... foley artist
Special Effects by
Mike Broom .... creature designer: Monster FX
Patrick Denver .... miniature construction: spaceship, Monster FX
Douglas Fox .... space coffin construction: Monster FX
James Kagel .... sculptor: Monster FX
Ron Karkoska .... key special effects makeup artist: Monster FX
Heather Mages .... special effects makeup artist: Monster FX
Julie Taylor .... special effects makeup artist: Monster FX
Mark Villalobos .... key special effects makeup artist: Monster FX
Visual Effects by
Adam Lima .... visual effects supervisor
Randy Shields .... fight coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Sena Kwasi Amengor .... best boy
Ringo Betancourt .... grip
Jajaira Corria .... first assistant camera (as Jajaira 'Jai' Corria)
Gabriel Diniz .... additional grip
Blane Dydasco .... electrician (as Blayne Dydasco)
Stan Eng .... gaffer
Alex Gordon .... grip
Jay Guffey .... electrician
Michael Kershner .... additional assistant camera
Jean-Pierre Marangokis .... key grip (as Jean-Pierre Marangakis)
Grayson Martinez .... best boy
Robyn Noble .... additional assistant camera
Iain Pirie .... still photographer
Scott Spears .... camera operator
Editorial Department
Alex Agoston .... hd on-line editor: Avenue Digital
Henry Lee .... technical advisor: final cut
Other crew
Debbie Alridge .... accountant: NPI
Daniel L. Blanc .... effects: monitor footage effects
Jacque Boyd .... additional production assistant
Craig Chapman .... stage manager
Mary Claypool .... office manager
Eleo Cuadra .... production assistant
Donald Forbush .... playback video engineer
John Forbush .... audio visual technician
Nora Gunner .... catering coordinator: Fiesta Feast
Adam Lima .... title sequence designer
Brent McMullen .... playback video consultant
Sandy Meade .... additional production assistant
Michael Mori .... production coordinator
Henry Rodriguez .... stage manager
Mel Sanftner .... production assistant
Daniel L. Blanc .... special thanks
Jeff Burr .... special thanks
Eric Chase .... special thanks
Garrett Clancy .... special thanks
Les Claypool III .... special thanks (as Les Claypool)
Jimmy Cota .... special thanks
Ed Gaines .... special thanks
Michael Gingold .... special thanks
Gail Glaser .... special thanks
Mark J. Gordon .... special thanks
Maureen Herzog .... special thanks
Roy Knyrim .... special thanks
Sara Laffer .... special thanks
Adam Novak .... very special thanks
Alan Novak .... special thanks
Jonathan Novak .... special thanks
Marcy Railsback .... special thanks
Steve Railsback .... special thanks
Kelly A. Rubin .... special thanks
Randy Shields .... special thanks
Linda Sykes .... many thanks
Michael J. Sykes .... many thanks
Aida Tuica .... many thanks
Limary Vargas .... special thanks
James Whittington .... special thanks

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Space Hazard" - Japan (English title) (DVD title)
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Rated R for horror violence/gore and language
86 min
Sound Mix:
Australia:MA (2011) | Germany:16 | USA:R (certificate #45587)

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Nominated for "Best Gore Effect" at the 2010 Fright Nights Horror Film Festival in Vienna, Austria.See more »
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References Goldfinger (1964)See more »


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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
"We need to dispose of the source.", 20 July 2012
Author: lost-in-limbo from the Mad Hatter's tea party.

Quite cheap-looking (like out of some dingy Sci-fi TV show) and restricted, sort of "Alien" schlock b-grade knock-off throws around the tackily unimaginative blood and gore (although there's one scene involving someone's upper body being torn apart), but not much else. In the year 2241, transport vessel Pandora is carrying an alien energy source, which seems to have a life of its own. Own their way to Earth, they receive a distress signal, a derelict spacecraft. Captain Holloway, the stand-in captain after the death of the ship's former captain and her fiancée, decides to check it out. At first the ship appeared to be empty, but suddenly four beautiful nurse's (dressed in skimpy airline outfits) show up to be only survivors of a space pirate raid. However it's revealed the vixen nurses are the actual pirates and begin to take over the Pandora, but one of them is affected by some sort of green plague that has ruptured from the alien energy source the ship's transporting. She mutates in to a monstrous creature with a thirst for blood as the crew begin to fall victims to the virus turning in to demonic plaguers, while the energy source begins to deplete the ship's oxygen levels as the ship hurdles to earth. The simple-minded story isn't that bad in its idea, but the execution is fairly slipshod (like the cat-fight between the captain and leader of the pirates in where they were punching without force), the script is interminably dumb and so are the stale performances. Steve Railsback's amusingly robotic performance… yes he plays an android… no sorry syndroid reminds me of Lance Hendrick's Bishop from "Aliens". His interactions with the crew are quite amusing too, like the mash potato sequence. Most of the actions are clumsy, corn-riddled, goofy (a mutation releasing green snot onto a dead body to rejuvenate it) and boringly repetitive amongst a haunted house like structure, but it does win points on having someone donning a ridiculous looking rubber monster suit and going out on a grim end. "Plaguers" didn't come off for me, but it knows what it wants to be and recklessly delivers on that generic fodder.

"Didn't your parents teach you not to pick up hitchers?"

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